While I don’t necessarily agree with all of them, this ones seems very realistic and bound to happen.
Internet of Things (IoT) starts to gain traction.
The explosion in “things” will generate a corresponding wave of rich new sources with varying data formats for edge analytics. IT is still struggling to keep up with the massive information coming from the mobile worker. With the advent of IoT, that mass of information will be multiplied with every asset across an organization, from the pressure sensor on the wellhead to the video monitor at the gas station pump. Business decisions will be accelerated in organizations that have a strategy for rapidly organizing and normalizing data across their ecosystem.